WinMySQLadmin stores MySQL password in plain text
|winmysqladmin-password-plaintext (7206)||Medium Risk|
WinMySQLadmin stores the MySQL password in plain text in the c:\winnt\my.ini file. This could allow an attacker to view the file to obtain user passwords and possibly gain access to the MySQL database.
No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Oct 02 2001 - 02:54:57 CDT: WinMySQLadmin 1.1 Store MySQL password in clear text.
- BID-3381: WinMySQLadmin Plain Text Password Storage Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-1255: WinMySQLadmin 1.1 stores the MySQL password in plain text in the my.ini file, which allows local users to obtain unathorized access the MySQL database.
- OSVDB ID: 2144: WinMySQLadmin my.ini Cleartext Password Disclosure
- MySQL WinMySQLadmin 1.1
Oct 02, 2001
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